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Course Description

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Psychology - PSYCH 153

Human Relations

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed particularly for students in the career curricula. The course focuses upon a better understanding of human behavior as related to interpersonal relations on the job. Foundations of human behavior; strategies for effective human relations; fundamental skills of working as a team leader and team member; and ways of anticipating, preventing and coping with challenges of human relations are major areas of study.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify key concepts in human relations.
  • Examine self-concept and self-esteem in human relations.
  • Describe self-awareness and self-disclosure in the workplace.
  • Explain the relationship between attitudes and values in human relations.
  • Examine theories of motivation.
  • Evaluate the role of communication in the workplace.
  • Examine leadership styles and strategies.
  • Identify the characteristics of emotional intelligence.
  • Identify strategies to manage anger and defensiveness.
  • Examine life changes, personal change and organizational change.
  • Identify creativity in the workplace.
  • Examine types and sources of conflict, styles of conflict management and conflict resolution techniques.
  • Identify causes and sources of stress, costs of stress in the workplace and coping mechanisms.
  • Explain how a diverse society affects human relations.
  • Explain ethics and social responsibility.
  • Identify characteristics of a productive workplace.
  • Explore human resource management practices, including interviewing and appraising employees.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/26/2021

 153142736Human RelationsONL3Johnson K2/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142753Human RelationsONL3Johnson K6/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 153142101Human RelationsMC3Jones S1/24/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-01:46 PM LA360
 153142102Human RelationsMC3Morgan T0/24/0Closed$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:46 PM LA370
 153142103Human RelationsMC3Morgan T0/24/0Closed$12.00F  09:00 AM-12:38 PM LA370
 153142124Human RelationsMC3Schulz-Perez K1/24/0Open$12.00W  09:30 AM-01:08 PM LA370
 153142152Human RelationsMC3Hale L3/24/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-09:38 PM LA360
 153142448Human RelationsONL3Johnson K2/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142955Human RelationsONL3Johnson K8/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 153142422Human RelationsONL3Jackson L5/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142719Human RelationsONL3Jackson L2/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142941Human RelationsONL3Morgan T7/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2022

 153112739Human RelationsONL3Johnson K29/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/31/2022

 153112140Human RelationsMC3White-Underwood R14/20/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-01:40 PM LA425
 153112335Human RelationsONL3Johnson K13/31/0Open$12.00 
 153112436Human RelationsONL3Johnson K26/31/0Open$12.00 
 153112712Human RelationsONL3Johnson K0/31/0Closed$12.00 

Winter; 2022; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 153112105Human RelationsMC3Schulz-Perez K7/20/0Open$12.00M  09:30 AM-12:24 PM LA360
 153112133Human RelationsMC3Czar G3/20/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA230
 153112150Human RelationsMC3Schulz-Perez K10/20/0Open$12.00M  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153112447Human RelationsONL3Jackson L12/31/0Open$12.00 
 153112923Human RelationsONL3Jackson L0/31/0Closed$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday